OUR HISTORY

1927 - THE BEGINNING

The butchering business founded in 1927 in William Street (Galway) by Martin Divilly.

1960 - NEW VENTURE

Divilly’s Ltd opened up a brand new retail unit in the heart of Galway City in 1960, located on Galway’s Shop Street.

1972 - NEW GENERATION

Brian Divilly takes over from his father as Managing Director of Divilly’s Ltd.

1978 - NEW STORE

Divilly’s Ltd opens a new unit in Mervue Shopping Centre

1978 - EXPANSION

The company built a state of the art manufacturing unit on the outskirts of Galway supplying Premium Bulk Ham Products along with the Breakfast range to shops and catering establishments throughout the west of Ireland.

 

2003 - NEW ERA

The company’s growth soon outgrew this facility and since Oct. 2003 Divilly’s manufacturing takes place in a purpose built, Department of Agriculture approved plant in Carnmore in Galway

2010 - NATIONWIDE RECOGNITION

Divilly’s have developed a reputation for quality cooked meats, the management decided to invest over a million euro in a state of the art slicing and packaging facility for cooked meats. This range includes Traditional Irish and Deli Style Hams and Supreme Turkey Breast

 

2019 - THE MODERN ERA

Additional purchase of fixed assets with the view to expand our business even further. Divilly's purchased a full automated slicing line to increase volume.

2019 - Origin Green

Origin Green is the worlds' only national food and drink sustainability programme, enabling the industry to set and achieve measurable sustainability targets that respect the environment and serve local communities more effectively.

2021 - THE LEGACY CONTINUES

Peter & Shane Divilly take over the day to day running of Divillys Ltd from their father Brian

 

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